BJYM activists raid wine shop; two held, liquor seized
Tirupati: In connection with Independence Day members of Bhatatiya Jana Yuva Morcha (BJYM) led by State unit secretary R Viswanath raided some liquor...
Tirupati: In connection with Independence Day members of Bhatatiya Jana Yuva Morcha (BJYM) led by State unit secretary R Viswanath raided some liquor a and seized two cases of liquor (92 bottles) at Sneha Wines located on Sarojini Devi Road here on Thursday.
Despite the presence of two policemen on duty at the shop, the workers were selling the liquor through the back door. Coming to know of this, the BJYM members rushed to the shop and caught the workers red-handed while selling and seized two cases of liquor. Later, they handed over the liquor to the police. With information from the youth, sub-inspector of Tirupati West Police Station reached the wine shop and shifted the stuff to the excise police station.
Viswanath demanded the immediate cancellation of license of the wine shop for violating norms.
He alleged that though there are specific guidelines barring the sale of liquor on Independence Day, the workers were selling the stock illegally.In another incident, with the information of BJYM youth, the special task force (women) police staff raided Yalamuri Wines at Lakshmipuram Circle here on Thursday evening and arrested two youth – Bhasker and Krishna Murthy – while selling liquor. The police seized 30 bottles of liquor. Later, they handed over these two youth to Tirupati East Police Station.